Michael Irwin 66 of Alliance passed away at Community Care Center in Alliance on Monday, July 6, 2020. Michael was born in San Antonio, Texas on October 7, 1953,the son of William and Bonnie (Shane) Irwin. He was a graduate of West Branch Local Schools and a US Air Force Veteran. Mike worked at Kumho Tires for 25 years but in his spare time he had many "hobbies" including; playing guitar with his son, spending time outdoors especially riding his Harley with his sons, racing in many "SCCA" events, wood working, flint knapping, pyrotechnics, shooting firearms, cooking (he enjoyed anything spicy), reading history and sci-fi books. But most important of all was spending time with his family.
Survivors include his mother, Bonnie Irwin, his wife of 46 years Kathleen (Patchin) whom he married in October of 1974, his three sons; Jason (Michele) Irwin, Evan (Daisy) Irwin and Ryan Irwin. His is also survived by 4 grandchildren; Lily Irwin, Cole Irwin, Drew Irwin, Brooklyn Irwin, his Aunt Emmabelle Peterson as well as nieces, nephews and good friend George Bruderly. Besides his father he was preceded in death by a sister Sandy Emig, Uncle Gene Peterson, in-laws George and Rosalie Patchin, and brother-in-law William Patchin.
A funeral service will be held at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 12:00 PM with Pastor Freddie Rodriguez officiating. Visitation will be held on Saturday two hours prior to the service at the funeral home from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Friends and family unable to attend the service will be able to watch Mike's services live-streamed at the funeral home's website. Memorial contributions can be made in Mike's honor to Aultman/Alliance Hospice 2461 West State Street Suite E, Alliance, OH 44601. Friends and family may also send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home.
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Aultman Alliance Hospice
2461 West State Street, Alliance OH 44601